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Experimental curved pavilion uses 3D knitted textile formwork for concrete (Video)

Experimental curved pavilion uses 3D knitted textile formwork for concrete (Video)

Written by David

November 24, 2018

© Philippe Block Created by Zaha Hadid Architects, this innovative project demonstrates the possibilities of using KnitCrete technology for creating curved concrete shells efficiently. We’ve written for some time now about how a variety of digital fabrication techniques are changing the way we build and make things, whether it’s 3D printing , or using r obots and drones to weave structures . Demonstrating the possibilities of using 3D-knitted formwork for creating ultra-thin and lightweight concrete forms — without the need for expensive moulds — Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) recently completed KnitCandela , an experimental pavilion that re-imagines the iconic concrete shell structures of Mexican architect and engineer Félix Candela . Watch how to see how it was done: © Juan Pablo Allegre © Juan Pablo Allegre The project came about as a collaboration between ZHA’s computation and design research group, ZHCODE — which oversaw the structure’s architectural design — […]

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